Nikolai Airport

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Nikolai Weather (°F)

PAFS (0.3 NM at True Heading of 227)
METAR: PAFS 031301Z AUTO 00000KT 10SM OVC060 M11/M13 A3024 RMK AO2 SLP256 T11111128 FZRANO
TAF: N/A

Location

Latitude: 
63-01-06.8120N (63.018559)
Longitude: 
154-21-30.3770W (-154.358438)
Elevation: 
447.3 feet MSL (136 m MSL)
Magnetic Variation: 
13.4 E (as of December 2022 from WMM2020 model)
Time Zone: 
UTC -9.0 (Standard Time)
UTC -8.0 (Daylight Savings Time)
From City: 
01 N.M. NE of Nikolai, Alaska
Found On: 
Mc Grath Chart
FAA Region: 
AAL

Contacts

Manager: 
Publicly owned: 
STEFFEN STRICK
PO BOX 21
MCGRATH, AK 99627
907-524-3241
ALASKA DOT&PF CENTRAL REGION
PO BOX 196900
ANCHORAGE, AK 99519-6900
907-269-0782

Operations

Airport Status: 
Operational
Facility Use: 
Public
Type: 
Airport
Control tower: 
No
Attendance (Months/Days/Hours): 
Months/Days/Hours
Unattended
Boundary ARTCC: 
ZAN (Anchorage)
Responsible ARTCC: 
ZAN (Anchorage)
Lighting Schedule: 
SEE RMK
Segmented Circle Indicator: 
Yes
Beacon Color: 
White-Green (Lighted Land Airport)
Traffic Pattern Altitude (MSL): 
1447 feet (441 m)
NOTAMs Facility: 
FSP
NOTAM-D Service: 
Yes
International Airport of Entry: 
No
Customs Landing Rights: 
No
Military Landing Rights: 
Yes
Civil/Military Joint Use: 
No

Based Aircraft

Annual Operations (as of 12/31/2020)

Total Operations:  150
Air Taxi:  150 100.0%

Communications

CTAF:  122.800
AWOS-3P:  118.325 (907-293-2002)

  • APCH/DEP SVC PRVDD BY ANCHORAGE ARTCC ON FREQS 128.1/353.8 (MC GRATH RCAG).
   

Fixed Based Operators (FBOs) & Fuel

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Area Code: 907

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Flight Service Stations

Primary Alternate
FSS on Field:  N
FSS Name (ID):  Kenai(ENA)
Frequency: 
Toll Free Phone:  1-866-864-1737

Instrument Procedures / Charts


FAA Terminal Procedures valid from 0901Z 12/01/22 to 0901Z 12/29/22.

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APD - Airport Diagram
DP - Departure Procedure Charts
HOT - Hot Spots
IAP - Instrument Approach Procedure Charts
MIN - Minimums
STAR - Standard Terminal Arrival Charts
Page Type Page Name Volume Action Since
Last Cycle
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 05 AK-1
IAP RNAV (GPS) RWY 23 AK-1
MIN TAKEOFF MINIMUMS AK-1
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Navigation Aids (Navaids) near NIB

Navigational Aid (NAVAID) distances from the airport are listed in Nautical Miles (NM).

Nearby Airports with Fuel

Dist (NM) Name (Airport IDs) True Hdg Mag Hdg Fuel Grade
34.3 Mc Grath Airport
(MCG PAMC MCG)
263 250 100LL, Jet A-1+

Notices to Airmen (NOTAMS)

NOTAMs

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NM of PAFS

Remarks

A110-2 RWY CONDITION NOT MONITORED; RECOMMEND VISUAL INSPECTION PRIOR TO LANDING.
A110-4 WX CAMERA AVBL ON INTERNET AT HTTPS://WEATHERCAMS.FAA.GOV.
A40-05/23 MULTIPLE RWY LGTS BROKEN LENGTH OF RWY. BRUSH AND GRASS OBSURING SOME LGTS.
A81-APT ACTVT REIL RWY 05, 23; PAPI RWY 05, 23; MIRL RWY 05/23 - CTAF.
A81-BCN ACVT ROTG BCN - CTAF.
A84 BRUSH GROWING INSIDE OF SEGMENTED CIRCLE.

Runways

Runway Summary

Runways: 05/23
Longest Runway: 05/23 is 4001 ft (1220 m) long
Runways with an Instrument Approach:

NIB Airport Runway Details

Runway 05/23  4001 ft x 75 ft (1220 m x 23 m)
Runway Length Source:  3RD PARTY SURVEY as of 11/15/2019
Runway Edge Lights:  Medium Intensity

Runway 05

Runway 23

Elevation: 
445.4 447.2
Latitude: 
63-00-57.9705N 63-01-15.6506N
Longitude: 
154-22-09.1127W 154-20-51.6354W
Runway True Alignment: 
063 243
Glide Path Angle: 
3.2 degrees 3.2 degrees
Traffic Pattern: 
Left Left
Runway Markings Type: 
None None
Runway Markings Condition:
Fair Fair
Object at End: 
BRUSH BRUSH
Object Height: 
10 10
Distance from End: 
0 12
Object Centerline Offset: 
139 ft. left of centerline 92 ft. left of centerline
Visual Glide Slope Indicators: 
4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway 4-Light PAPI On Left Side Of Runway
REIL: 
Yes Yes
Touchdown Lights: 
No No
Centerline Lights: 
No No
Threshold Crossing Height: 
26 28

Services

Airframe Repair: 
Minor
Powerplant Repair: 
Minor
Bottled Oxygen: 
None
Bulk Oxygen: 
None
Fuel Available: 
100LL, Jet A-1+
Landing Fees: 
No
Parking: 
Hangars and tiedowns available

Maps & Diagrams

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